Poring Hot Spring + Desa + Kinabalu Park

Highlight

  • UNESCO World Heritage
  • Poring Hot Spring
  • Desa Cattle Dairy Farm

Included

Return land transfer, driver, entrance fees (except Butterfly Farm and Botanical Garden), lunch * 1, Desa Dairy Cattle Farm.

Description

Poring Hot Spring

Poring is named after a species of giant bamboo that grows abundantly in the area. It lies in the eastern boundaries and situated some 40km (25miles) from the Kinabalu Park Headquarters. Poring is about 400m above sea level and is dominated by the lowland forest with huge dipterocarp trees easily seen on the trails.

Poring is known for its hot sulphur spring bath which was first developed by the Japanese during world war II. The hot waters of the spring are piped into open-air baths. Indoor bathtub is also available for those who preferred privacy. Rafflesia, the largest flower in the world is one of the main attractions here.

Desa Cattle Dairy Farm

Desa is a local chain owned by Sabah. This farm is situated along the way to Mesilau Nature Park/Golf Resort. You will be able to see the entrance and a big signboard on the left. It took less than 2 minutes driving on a gravel road to the entrance.

If you visit Kundasang, Sabah, do not skip this beautiful place, Desa Dairy Farm. Desa Dairy Farm is a cow farm owned by the state government of Sabah. This place was so beautiful and charming. Apart from that, you can visit inside the farm to see the cows closer and they too sell fresh milks from their production.

Schedule Time to Visit DESA Cattle Dairy Farm

  Opening Time Closing Time
Entrance Gate 8 am 5 pm
Kiosks (Food / Drink / Souvenirs) 8 am 4 pm
Calf Pen 9 am 4 pm
Milking Process 2:30 pm (everyday) 4:30 pm
Milk Processing Activity 10 am (Tue, Thu, Sun) 3 pm

 

Wholly dependent on time possibly

Kinabalu National Park

Kinabalu National Park, about 90 kilometres from Kota Kinabalu, is one of the world's most significant natural environments.

The park is home to thousands of types of flora and fauna that are native to the area, and several hundred that are found only in the park.

As such, Kinabalu National Park was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2000, the first in Malaysia. While its tourist trails are well-worn, the majority of the park is an unspoilt paradise for rare flora and fauna.

The presence of Mountain Kinabalu, the highest mountain in South-East Asia, is one of the contributing factors to the wide variety of animal, bird, insect and plant life found in the park.

Itinerary

* The itinerary is for reference only, it subjects to any necessary changes in accordance to local requirements.

Pickup Time & Transport Fee

The pickup time is for reference only, actual time may be vary depends on number of visitors, distance, season, weather and road conditions, should be within 15 minutes. Transport fee quoted is per person.

Zone Hotel Pickup Time Fee (USD)
A Kota Kinabalu city North (Grandis, Hyatt, Gaya street area...) 7:40 am Free
B Kota Kinabalu city Center (Marriott, Marina Court, Horizon, ...) 7:30 am Free
C Kota Kinabalu city South (Sutera Harbour, KK Time Square, ...) 7:15 am Free
D Airport area (Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, Aeropod, ...) 7 am Free
E 1Borneo area (Tune, Grand Borneo, ...) 8 am Free
F Outskirt area (Shangri-La Rasa Ria, Nexus Karambunai, ...) 8:15 am Free
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Additional information

  • Min. Participant(s)1 Persons To Go (child does not counted)

  • Tour location / Depart fromKota Kinabalu

  • Recommend to book1 month(s) in advance

  • To book at least2 day(s) in advance

  • Cancellation & Refund Policy:  A full refund will be given for any cancellation due to bad weather and the tour unable to proceed. The Tour fee will not be refunded once the tour proceeds. Tour companies reserve the right to cancel or postpone the tours if weather conditions do not permit the guest safety and comfort. Once booking is confirmed, any cancellation due to guest personal factors, the company reserves the right not to refund or change the tour date. During the tour date, guest must on time waiting at the hotel lobby following the pickup time provided. Any lateness or delay 15 minutes from the departure time the booking will be considered a no-show and a full tour fee will be charged.

  • Tour Type: Sit-In-Coach basis (SIC). This tour is not private tour, you will share the trip with other guests come from different countries. Please notify us upon booking if you are looking for private tour, surcharge might be applied.

  • Insurance: Tourist transportation insurance included. Please contact your insurance agency for personal travel insurance.

  • Pickup Service:  Pickup service will be provided from the hotel/hostel/lodge that you are staying. Please wait at lobby while the tour guide will find you when he/she arrive. Dropoff service will be provided after travelling, please notify us upon booking if your dropoff location is differ from pickup location.

  • Specialities: You may decide the joining date, no compulsory tips (If you are happy and satisfied with the journey and the tour guide service, it's always a nice way to express your appreciation with tipping, OR words of thanks is good enough).


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